Eudoxus of Cnidus


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Eudoxus of Cnidus

(juːˈdɒksəs; ˈnaɪdəs)
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(Biography) ?406–?355 bc, Greek astronomer and mathematician; believed to have calculated the length of the solar year
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310-245) written in 275 BC after the model of Plato's disciple, mathematician, astronomer and philosopher Eudoxus of Cnidus (ca.
Eudoxus of Cnidus, a Greek astronomer and scholar in the 4th century BC, followed Mesopotamian astronomical conventions and formalized the placement of solstices and equinoxes among the signs of the zodiac.
13) Later biographical sources, although not always trustworthy, suggest numerous teacher-student relationships of a pederastic nature: the philosophers Parmenides and Zeno, Xenocrates and Polemon, Polemon and Crates, Crantor and Arcesilaus, the sculptors Pheidias and Agoracritus of Paros, the physician Theomedon and Eudoxus of Cnidus.